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Frederic S. Ury Attorney

Frederic S. Ury

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Frederic S. Ury

Biography

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1977
  • Babson College
    • B.S. - 1974
    • Honors: Highest Distinction

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Commercial Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Real Estate
  • Trial and Appeals in all Courts
  • Crimes involving adults and juveniles with special needs

Honors

  • AV Rated Attorney by Martindale Hubbell
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer in General Litigation in the 2006 - 2013 issues of New England Super Lawyers Magazine and Connecticut Magazine
  • Selected as a Top Lawyer, Litigation in the Nov/Dec 2010 issue of Westport Magazine
  • John Eldridge Shields Distinguished Professional Service Award, 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1977
  • New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982

Representative Cases

  • Carrol v. Allstate Insurance Company, 262 Conn. 433, 815 A.2d 119, 2003
  • National Loan Investors, L.P. v. Heritage Square Associates, 54 Conn. App. 67, 733 A.2d 876, 1999, Conn. App., 1999149288
  • Paige v. Town and Zoning Comm. of Town of Fairfield, 235 Conn. 448, 668 A.2d 340, 1995, 1995231360
  • Paige v. Town and Zoning Comm. of the Town of Fairfield, 231 Conn. 934, 649 A.2d 256, 1994, 1994226294
  • Manndorff v. Dax, 13 Conn. App. 282, 535 A.2d 1324, 1988, Conn. App., 1988014261
  • Marion Road Association v. Harlow, 1 Conn. App. 329, 472 A.2d 785, 1984, Conn. App., 1984111351

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor, Procedure, Practice, and Protocol in Connecticut Civil Courts, 1998
  • Instructor, Public Speaking and General Law, Westport Continuing Education, 1992 to 1993
  • Instructor, Real Estate and General Research, Fairfield University, 1979 to 1988

Published Works

  • Euthanasia: The Courts Struggle to Find a Solution, Volume 7, No. 2, The Advocates
  • Parents Legal Primer, Teens, Trouble, Consequences, and Liability, Vol. 14, No. 3, Connecticut Lawyer, 2003

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1994

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, Commission on Ethics 20/20, 2009
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member, Committee on Commercial and Banking Litigation
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, President, 2011, Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, ABOTA & Member, ABOTA Connecticut Chapter, 10/2009
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1977
  • Connecticut Bar Association, President, 2004 to 2005
  • Connecticut Bar Association, President-Elect, 2003 to 2004
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member, Executive Committee, 1987
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member, Rules Committee & Bench/Bar Committee, 1995
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section, Chair, 1993 to 1996
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section, Vice Chair, 1992 to 1993
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section Newsletter, Associate Editor, Sidebar, 1993 to 1996
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Litigation Section Newsletter, Founding Editor-in-Chief, Sidebar, 1992 to 1993
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Co-Chair, Attorney Trustee Defalcation Committee, 2005
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Co-Chair, Continuing Education Committee, 2000 to 2004
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch, Bar Examining Committee, Present
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch, Committee Member, Information/Privacy-Committee on Judicial Information Policy (formerly Identity Theft Committee), 2006
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch, Court Appointed Arbitrator/Fact Finder, 1998
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch, Executive Committee, Civil Justice Commission, 2002
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch, Special Public Defender, 2007
  • Connecticut Judicial Branch, Steering Committee Member, Public Service and Trust Commission, 2007
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Connecticut Academy of Board Certified Trial Attorneys, Member, 1994
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1977
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, President-Elect, 2011, 2005
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, Chair, Sponsorship Committee
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, Member, Finance and Programming Committees
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Stamford Regional Bar Association, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Community Council of Westport-Weston, 1982-1984
  • United Way of Westport-Weston, Board of Directors, 1985-1995
  • Babson College, Board of Trustees, 1975-1981
  • Babson College, Corporate Member, 1975-1985
  • Congregation for Humanistic Judaism, President, 1997-2000
  • Long-Range Planning Committee for the Congregation, Co-Chair, 2007-2008
  • Westport-Weston Foundation, Trustee, 2009-Present
  • Westport-Weston Foundation, Chair
  • Hurlburt Trust, Trustee, 2009-Present
  • Special Public Defender (Court-Appointed), Connecticut Superior Court in Stamford and Bridgeport
  • Legal Representation for 9/11 Victims/Families before the Victims' Compensation Board
  • Charity Treks, Inc., Founding Member